A Samuel F. Russell dulcimore replica

Susie
Susie
@susie
11 months ago
435 posts

It's beautiful, nice job on it. How does it sound?

marg
@marg
11 months ago
538 posts

Beautiful

Robin Thompson
Robin Thompson
@robin-thompson
11 months ago
1,197 posts

Wow, so cool, John!  

John C. Knopf
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf
11 months ago
266 posts

Thank you, friends!  This is what I like to do for fun.

Ken Hulme
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme
11 months ago
1,836 posts

Exception work, as always, my friend.  Bravo.  That's a real beauty.

Bob
Bob
@bob
11 months ago
87 posts

Stunning! Wonderful work right there, John !

Steven Berger
Steven Berger
@steven-berger
11 months ago
143 posts

You do excellent work on making historic dulcimore replicas, John, and this is no exception!

John C. Knopf
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf
11 months ago
266 posts

I finished my Sam Russell dulcimore replica exactly 81 years after Mr.Russell finished his prototype!  You can see photos of his in L. Allen Smith's Catalogue, on page 52 (D15).  It's made of black walnut, with a rosewood nut and bridge, birch accents, full-width staple frets set in a mean-tone scale, and Perfection pegs.  It was quite a project!

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